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2017-2018 Corporate Partner Directory

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ABM Building Solutions

ABM champions cost controls and sustainability through electrical & lighting, energy performance contracting, HVAC & mechanical, and parking services. Learn more at ABM.com/K-12
Don McPherson
256-709-3051
don.mcpherson@abm.com

ACCESS Virtual Learning

ACCESS provides rigorous, high- quality, web-based & interactive video conferencing (VCI) courses aligned with Alabama COS Standards at no cost to Alabama students or school systems.
Judy Bollinger
334-242-9594
jbollinger@madisoncity.k12.al.us

Achieve3000

Achieve3000 provides the only patented solutions that deliver differentiated instruction for nonfiction reading and writing that’s precisely tailored to each student’s Lexile® reading level.
Tim Jones
205-373-9027
tim.jones@achieve3000.com

ActiveHealth Management

PEEHIP Team Up for health and wellness.
Lindsey Lee
205-903-1505
llee@activehealth.net

Alabama Possible-Cash for College

Cash for College equips educators to boost Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completion in their schools.
Ashleigh Staples
205-939-1408
astaples@alabamapossible.org

Alabama Power/Safe-T-Opolis

Safe-T-Opolis is Alabama Power’s FREE electrical safety program, ideal for 4th graders.  The program is presented by APC employees any date or time best for teachers.
Kim Savage
205-349-6974
kssavage@southernco.com

American Fidelity Assurance

Official Convention SponsorProviding employee and employer benefit solutions for education employees.
John Cole
205-987-0950
john.cole@americanfidelity.com

Aperian Laboratory Solutions

“Confirmed for You” drug testing - provides parents/guardians with accurate and affordable drug testing services.
Allen Valaer
334-528-6910
www.aperianlabsolutions.com

ASVAB Career Exploration

ASVAB Career Exploration Program - career planning/exploration program combining multiple-aptitude test with an interest self assessment & a wide range of career exploration tools.  FREE to participating schools.
Rob Gaston
334-416-7993
robert.w.gaston.civ@mail.mil

Background Investigation Bureau

Nationally recognized full- service background check firm.  Founding member & accredited member NAPBS.
Jennifer Drake
877-439-3900
sales@bib.com

Balfour

Don Hodges & Bill Hodges
256-249-3373

Balfour

Lee McDaniel/W.C. McDaniel
205-981-9868

Balfour

Mike Mills
866-402-7464

Balfour

Rickey Phillips
205-733-1060

Balfour

Rusty Parker
334-821-0613

BBB Educational Enterprises, Inc.

Leaning on our educational experience supporting districts and schools, we help bring the right solutions to support customer needs. We work with great companies across the spectrum of content providers, technology innovators, and professional development
Brian Rhodes
205-529-6925
brian.rhodes@bbbedu.com

Bill Miller Photographers

Official Convention SponsorWe provide full-service photographic solutions for your school. Other services include cap and gown, composites, ID badges, yearbooks and so much more.
Glen Frederick
800-523-5960

Blanchard Institute

We work together with school districts to develop resiliency in students by providing next-generation leadership trainings to all levels of education.
Ben Tabbal
800-728-6000
ben.tabbal@blanchardinstitute.org

Chalkable, a PowerSchool Company

Chalkable, a PowerSchool company, provides student achievement and professional learning solutions to K-12 schools. Find out more about Chalkable and PowerSchool solutions at https://www.powerschool.com/.
Jenny Scott
877-873-1550
sales@powerschool.com

Cherrydale

Supplier of fundraising products such as Otis Spunkmeyer, Tervis gift brochures and Candy Cane Holiday Shops.  Introducing ship to school online ordering.
Julie O’Rourke
215-892-1900
cherrydale.com

Classworks

Official Convention SponsorClassworks is online K-8 math, reading, language arts, and science instruction, assessment, and productivity tools.  Classworks offers rigorous classroom resources and data-driven individualized instruction to increase achievement.
Pam Mills and Stacy Blair
888-841-4790
pmills@classworks.com

Crayola

Through professional development and aligned classroom projects, Crayola professional services empower educators to inspire innovative and inquiry-driven teaching and learning school wide.
Kristen Walter
484-241-6987
kwalter@crayola.com

Curriculum Associates

Curriculum Associates research-based products including i-Ready®, Ready®, BRIGANCE® provide teachers & administrators with flexible resources that deliver meaningful assessments and data-driven differentiated instruction for children.
Kelly-Ann Parson
800-225-0248
kparson@cainc.com

Davie’s School Supply

We are family-owned and have been proudly serving the educational community since 1975 with teacher supplies, educational materials, office supplies and more.
Robert Davie
800-626-1396
davieschool@gmail.com

Edgenuity

Edgenuity provides online and blended learning solutions for grades K-12 that propel student success, empower teachers, and enable schools to meet their academic goals.
Steve Santora
780-423-0118
erika.rosinski@edgenuity.com

Etowah Chemical Sales and Service

Cleaning chemicals & equipment/hot & cold pressure washers.
Terry Murray
256-312-1930
terrymurray825@comcast.net

Flippen Group

The widespread impact of Capturing Kids’ Hearts reads like a wish list for school administrators.  Experience fewer tardies, higher attendance, less discipline referrals, fewer dropouts, increased graduation rates, higher teacher satisfaction and soaring.
Rob Kirk
800-316-4311
rob.kirk@flippengroup.com

Fuel Education LLC

Official Convention SponsorStride™ by Fuel Education® is an engaging adaptive learning tool for grades Pre-K through high school that motivates students toward mastery and rewards learning with games.
Missy Stephens
missystephens@att.net

Goodheart-Willcox Publisher

Goodheart-Willcox is a leading publisher of career and technical education textbooks and digital learning solutions, providing authoritative content that teachers rely on for their classrooms.
Fred Sprouse
800-323-0440
fsprouse@g-w.com

Great Southern Recreation

We design, sell and build commercial playgrounds, splashpads, site amenities, pavilions and sunshades.
Jonas Bailey
800-390-8438
abby@greatsouthernrec.com

Herff Jones, LLC

Official Convention SponsorHerff Jones is a proud provider of yearbooks, class rings, caps & gowns, diplomas and graduation announcements.
Trey Morgan
800-255-6287
tlmorgan@herffjones.com

Horace Mann Companies

Official Convention SponsorFinancial solutions and insurance products
Lee Busby
217-789-2500
lee.busby@horacemann.com

Istation

Istation’s educational technology drives reading, math, and Spanish intervention, instruction, and enrichment at school and home for grades Pre-K through 8.
Anne Peacock
601-319-5162
apeacock@istation.com

Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation

Jason Flatt Act - Suicide prevention information.
Allison Faircloth
251-971-3633
allison@jennifermoorefoundation.com

Joe McEachern Photography

School photography/yearbook services.
Chris Westcott
256-442-4343
cwestcott1@gmail.com

John Baylor Prep

ACT, Aspire, and SAT prep for schools.
Becky Voss
636-368-7497
becky@johnbaylorprep.com

Lakeshore Learning Materials

Educational materials for children ages 0-6th grade.
Jonathan Dills
800-421-5354
jdills@lakeshorelearning.com

LEAN Frog

LEAN Frog Digital’s BLOOM is an INOW integrated discipline tracking workflow solution that eliminates paper, ensures data integrity, and improves transparency between teachers and administrators.
Brandon Payne
256-690-5145
info@theleanleap.com

Learning Labs Inc.

A family-owned educational resource business with hundreds of technology products on the market.
Cliff Ratliff
800-334-4943
stephanie.davis@lli.com

Lifetouch School Portraits

Leading provider of school day portraits, senior portraits, sports and league portraits, and yearbooks.
Todd Diefenderfer
334-351-2360
tdiefenderfer@lifetouch.com

Lightspeed Technologies Inc.

Lightspeed creates access to learning via Flexcat...a classroom audio system for whole-group instruction plus two-way audio to each small group.
Steve Bishop
865-410-9517
steve.bishop@lightspeed-tek.com

MasteryPrep

MasteryPrep provides ACT prep to under-served students in lower/middle score ranges. Our remedial program has helped over 250,000 under-resourced students improve their ACT scores.
Kaci Letts
855-922-8773
info@masteryprep.com

Playworld Preferred

Commercial playground equipment, residential playground equipment, safety surfacing, site amenities, shade structures & shelters, athletic equipment.
Jeff Wingo
800-459-7241
cathy@playworldpreferred.com

PowerUp EDU

Official Convention SponsorFocused on the education market, delivering solutions and coaching that help bridge the gap between technology & instruction, thus creating fun & engaging learning environments.
Susan Mims
888-517-3824
susan.mims@powerupedu.com

Presentations Solutions, Inc.

Create your own full-color posters with The ColorPro instantly! Also, create a fundraising enterprise with The Max Graphics System.
Joe Powell
800-280-7809
joecool@presentationsolutions.com

PS Safety Connection LLC

Expedite your long car lines at school dismissal and improve student safety with our “Car Rider Identity Hang Tags”.
Donna Jemmott
844-608-1860
donna@pssafetyconnection.com

Renaissance Learning

Renaissance award-winning solutions of Star 360, Accelerated Reader 360, Accelerated Math, Star Early Literacy and Star Math.
Lee Berlin
256-617-0788
www.renaissance.com

Sadlier

Sadlier is a recognized and respected publisher of print, digital, and online educational materials for public and private schools offering outstanding research-based programs in mathematics, vocabulary, language arts, and phonics.
Jane Sharp
205-253-2787
jsharp@sadlier.com

Samford University

The graduate program at Samford has a long history of partnerships with school systems.  We believe effective leadership is essential and best demonstrated through collaboration.
Rebecca VanHook
205-726-4751
avanhook@samford.edu

Scantron

Data-rich, but information -poor?  Scantron provides intelligent assessment and analytics solutions that turn raw data into actionable results.  See what Scantron can do for you today!
Sallie Lawrence
800-445-3141
info@scantron.com

School Check In

America’s favorite, fastest and easiest way to Check IN/OUT students, faculty  and staff, volunteers, visitors, parents/guardians at your school.  always know who is on your camps.   OffenderCHECK--scans each visitor’s driver’s license and do an instant sex offender search.  POWER SCHOOL PARTNER with Data Integration.
Barry Peterson
813-962-7264
info@schoolcheckin.com

School Spirit Vending

Hassle -free, year-round fundraising.  No volunteers required.
Trey Edwards
334-796-6672
chad.wise@schoolspiritvending.com

SchoolCast

Official Convention SponsorSchoolCast is a flexible notification system that lets your key stakeholders decide how they want you to communicate with them in an emergency or non-emergency.
888-988-5884
support@highgroundsolutions.com

Southeastern Fundraising

Fundraising.
Ralph Cahill
601-319-3210
sosoralph@bayspringstel.net

STAGES Software

STAGES is a customizable software solution that will automate your entire educator evaluation process.  Options are available to include student assessment data in an evaluation.
Dawn Zimmer
888-549-4626
dzimmer@stagessoftware.com

Talents Unlimited

A creative and critical thinking framework, Talents Unlimited provides teachers an opportunity to build a culture of thinkers.
Kelly Lomax
251-221-5178
klomax@mcpss.com

Teachers ‘N Tools, Inc.

TNT provides affordable, advanced technology for your classroom.  Interactive surfaces, document cameras, web-based software and more.
Cynthia Lowery
800-826-4614
sales@teachersntools.com

Terrell Enterprises, Inc.

Window coverage, classroom furniture, office furniture, cafeteria seating, computer workstations, media/library furniture, markerboards, auditorium seating, lockers and risers, portable stands.
Al Brannon
334-382-7415
al@terrellenterprises.com

Texthelp

Hello, we’re Texthelp.  We believe that literacy is every student’s passport to success.
Shelly Justice
888-248-0652
u.s.info@texthelp.com

Thinking Maps, Inc./Educational Consultants

Thinking Maps, eight visual brain-based patterns are the foundation for school-wide reform.  They provide a common language for developing students, comprehension, problem-solving, and organizational strategies.
Dr. Marjann Ball
601-577-7059
mball@thinkingmaps.com

UA Early College

UA Early College offers high school students the opportunity to earn college credit, online or on the UA campus, with more than 80 courses offered.
Dr. Victoria Whitfield
205-348-7083
earlycollege@ua.edu

UMA Education Solutions

Reading and math intervention, virtual learning, curriculum and assessment.
Joe Massaro
404-661-8717
jmassaro@umaed.com

The University of Alabama-Bama By Distance

Bama By distance offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees online from The University of Alabama to traditional and non-traditional students.
Latitia Mayfield
205-348-0089
uadistance@ua.edu

VALIC

Official Convention SponsorPremier provider of supplemental retirement solutions, including 403(b) and 457(b) plans, needed for financial and retirement security.
Mark Briones
205-967-8974
mark.briones@valic.com

Veal Convention Services, Inc.

Official Convention SponsorVeal Convention Services, Inc. is a general service contractor for conventions, expositions, trade shows, exhibitions, meetings and corporate events.
David Veal
205-844-8325
david@vealco.com

Virco Manufacturing

Official Convention SponsorAmerican-owned manufacturer of classroom furniture that sells direct to K-12 schools.
John Havicus
205-721-0514
johnhavicus@virco.com

World’s Finest Chocolate

Fundraising through chocolate sales. Sixty-seven years in business.  Four billion dollars raised for school organizations.
Lane Causey
504-464-5470
lane@ccfnola.com